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Mikie Sherrill

Mikie Sherrill

Member of Congress

Class of 1994
  • Congresswoman, 11th District New Jersey(D), 2019

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Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill represents New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District.

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1994, Congresswoman Sherrill spent almost 10 years on active duty in the United States Navy. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot, worked on the Battle Watch Floor in the European Theater during the Iraq invasion, and served as a Flag Aide to the Deputy Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Congresswoman Sherrill also served as a Russian policy officer and worked on the implementation of our nuclear treaty obligations and oversaw the relationship between the U.S. Navy and Russian Federation Navy.

After leaving the Navy in 2003, Congresswoman Sherrill attended law school, earning a degree from Georgetown University. She worked as a lawyer and eventually joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey where she worked as an Outreach and Re-entry Coordinator and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Congresswoman Sherrill holds a Bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy, a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Law degree from Georgetown University.

 
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